Teenlink Events Calendar

Things 2Do

Sunday April 6

WorldFest. This culturally-rich event will feature ethnic foods, live entertainment, arts and crafts, kiddie activities, and more. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Coral Springs Sportsplex, 2575 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs. Call 954- 344-1063. Free event, but there is a fee for parking, food and rides.

Walk-a-thon and Fun Day. This event will benefit Family Promise and will include a 2.5-mile walk, entertainment, attractions, and more. 3 p.m. at South County Regional Park, 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton. Call 561-265-3370, ext. 103. Cost is $10 per walker.

Monday April 7

Food Truck Invasion. Up to 20 food trucks will be peddling their culinary creations that will satisfy any appetite. There will also be music and kids’ activities. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays at Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1. Call 954-921-3500.

Tuesday April 8

Teen Club: Earth Day. Join other teens in making things using recycled materials. 6 p.m. at the Miami Lakes Branch Library, 6699 Windmill Gate Road, Miami. Call 305-822-6520.

Family Night With Food Trucks. Approximately 20 food trucks selling a variety of cuisines including vegetarian and novelty options. 5-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation. Call 954-357-5135.

 

Wednesday April 9

Teen Poetry Slam. Join other teens for a discussion of poetry as part of National Poetry Slam Month. 5 p.m. at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd St., Miami Gardens. Call 305-625-6424.

 

Thursday April 10

Teen Meet. Join other teens for a discussion of poetry, music lyrics and books. 3 p.m. at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd St., Miami Gardens. Call 305-625-6424.

 

Art After Dark. This cultural event will feature museum tours, discussions, live music, crafts and more, designed to give children and adults a good dose of art. 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Call 561- 832-5196 or visit Norton.org. Cost is $6 adults, children free.

 

Friday April 11

2014 Springs River Festival. April 11-13. Activities, crafts, a cake bake-off, the Dog and Cat Show, the Chili Showdown and more. Saturday night is the Mega Reunion for all Miami Springs High School alumni. Friday, 6 p.m.-midnight. Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Sunday, Noon-9 p.m. 100 Curtiss Parkway between Curtiss Circle and Canal Street, Miami Springs. Visit springsriverfestival.com or info@springsriverfestival.com. Free.

 

Saturday April 12

YAA Festival Of The Arts- Youth Art Expo and Battle of the Bands. Support young, art entrepreneurs as children and teens ages 5-18 showcase, demonstrate and sell their artistic creations. Jam out with YAA’s first teen Battle of the Bands competition and cheer for local musical talent. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Young at Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave, Davie. Call 954-424-0085 or visit Youngatartmuseum.org. Cost is $14 per person; $12 for Broward County residents, seniors and children over age 1; and $11 for military members and their immediate families.

Eggstravanganza. Hop on over to this South Florida Parenting Kids Fun Time event for a hunt featuring 15,000 eggs, a visit with the Easter Bunny, crafts, music and contests. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Promenade at Coconut Creek, 4119 Lyons Road. Call 954-596-5631 or visit thepromenadeatcoconutcreek.com. Free.

 

Sunday April 13

Polynesian Cultural Festival. This event will include hula dancers, fire knife dancers, island music, a Hula-Hoop contest, South pacific food, and an appearance by Miami Dolphins Paul Soliai. Noon-8 p.m. at Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park. Call 954-938-9010. Cost is $7 adults, children under 12 free.

 

BUFFALO BASH FOOD FESTIVAL

Local restaurants showcase their best chicken wings to benefit Autism Speaks. 1-5 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Call 561-393-7700 or visit facebook.com/atoaxidbuffalobash.

 

Bunny Palooza. April 18-20. Sponsored in part by South Florida Parenting, this three-day event includes Easter egg hunts, bounce houses, a giant fun slide, a rock climbing wall, a business expo, hands-on crafts, face painting, games and giveaways. Daily parade at 12:30 p.m. with floats, bands, strolling performers, costumed characters and the Easter Bunny. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway. Call 305-361-5705 or visit miamiseaquarium.com. Free with admission: General, $41.95; Children 3-9, $31.95.

 

Saturday April 19

Eggstravaganza.  Live entertainment, food and egg hunts featuring more than 50,000 eggs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Goodlet Park, 4200 West Eighth Ave., Hialeah. Call 305-883-5800.

 

Easter Egg & Treasure Hunt. Find a bounty of eggs, including a golden egg that has a Disney World pass. Take pictures with the Easter bunny, face painting, bounce houses and more. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tree of Life, 1250 SW 160th Ave., Weston. Call 954-440-0174. Free.

 

Mini Con. This convention is dedicated to anime, comics, animation, video games, and Pop Culture. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Quality Inn Swagrass Conference Center, 1711 N. University Drive, Plantation. Call 754-444-2782 or visit Flminicons.com. Cost is $10.

 

Movie Night. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy an outdoor screening of “Frozen.” A bag of popcorn is included in price. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Easterlin Park, 1000 NW 38th St., Oakland Park. Call 954-357-5190. Cost is $5.

 

Spring Festival, Egg Hunt & International Multi-Ethnic Festival. This annual event will include an egg hunt, an animal farm, a giant slide, hay rides, bounce houses, a 30-foot climbing wall, sand art and pictures with Peter Cottontail, who will arrive by fire engine. There will also be multiethnic displays and cultural entertainment and activities. Children will receive free candy, and food and refreshments will be available for purchase. 9 a.m.-noon at Robbins Lodge, 4005 Hiatus Road, Davie. Call 954-797-1074 or visit davie-fl.gov. Hunt and most activities, free; Parking, $2.

 

Spring Fling Community Yard Sale. Something old will be something new during this community event where you can find a bevy of items at bargain prices. There will also be an egg hunt, pictures with a Big Bunny, DJ, music and games, sand art, food trucks, and more. 8 a.m.-noon at the Boca Raton Chidlren’s Museum, 498 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Call 561-368-6875 or visit CMboca.org.

Sunday April 20

Boomers Egg Hunt. Vendors, music, crafts, and tons of eggs. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday at Boomers, 3100 Airport Road, Boca Raton. Call 561-347-1888 or visit boomersparks.com.

 

Tuesday April 22

Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day through environmental awareness, food tastings, drumming, and recycled art projects. Learn about recycling, conservation, and ways to protect our planet. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Call 305-373-5437 or visit Miamichildrensmuseum.org.

Thursday April 24

Art After Dark. This cultural event will feature museum tours, discussions, live music, crafts and more, designed to give children and adults a good dose of art. 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Call 561- 832-5196 or visit Norton.org. Cost is $6 adults, children free.

 

Friday April 25

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival. April 25-27. This annual event, now in its 30th year, will feature vendors peddling the bounty of the sea, as well as live music, kiddie activities, and more. Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on the beach at the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier, one block north of Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach. Visit Pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com.

 

The 52nd Annual Delray Affair. April 25-27. Youth rides and games, an arts and crafts show, photography and jewelry, live music and the festival’s famous conch fritters. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Between NW Second Avenue and the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounding areas, Delray Beach. Call 561-278-0424 or visit Delrayaffair.com. Free. City parking garage, $5.

 

Saturday April 26

Teen Origami. Ages 12-17 can learn how to make your dollar bills into actual art. Bring your own crisp dollar bills or the library will provide fake money to create these paper-folding masterpieces. Snacks provided. 3 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library, 500 Civic Center Way, Royal Palm Beach. Call 561-790-6030. Registration required.

Founder’s Day Parade & Festivities. Music, games, activities, pancake breakfast and a family walk. Founder’s Day parade starts at 10 a.m., from the Community Center to Cooper City High School. Afternoon at Brian Piccolo County Park features Optimist All-Star Baseball and Softball games, a concert and fireworks. Saturday 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Center, 9000 SW 50th Place, Cooper City. Call 954-434-4300. Brian Piccolo County Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. Call 954-357-5150 or visit coopercityfl.org. Park gate fee, $1.50 per person 6 and older.

 

Sunday April 27

 

Sweet Corn Fiesta. Games, contests, music, rides, and a corn eating contest that awards the winner $100. Unlimited ride access wristbands cost $5. Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call 561-996-0343 or visit Sweetcornfiesta.com. Advance: adults, $7; children 6-11, $4. On Site: adults, $8; children 6-11, $5; children 5 and younger, free.

 

Monday April 28

Teen Club: Videogaming and More. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of videogaming, board games, and more with other friends. 3 p.m. at the West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Miami. Call 305-385-7135.

 

Wednesday April 30

 

Sunfest. April 30-May 4. Annual music and arts extravaganza. Highlights include Robin Thicke, Ellie Goulding, Goo Goo Dolls, Justin Moore, Austin Mahone, and more. Downtown West Palm Beach. Visit Sunfest.com.

 


 

ONGOING

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Through April 20, 2014. Journey back to 1912 and learn all about the famous ship that spawned a 1997 feature film starring Leonard Dicaprio and Kate Winslet. Guests will receive a replica boarding pass and learn the history of the passenger liner with real artifacts. Explore recreations of first and third class cabins and get emersed in the many tales of heroism on that fateful night.  Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. 561-832-1988 or sfsciencecenter.org. General admission, $15; seniors 62 and up, $13.50; Children 3-12, $11.50. Admission is free for members.

 

Illustrating Words: The Wondrous Fantasy World of Robert L. Forbes, poet and Ronald Searle, artist

Through Summer 2015.  This exhibit, with more than 60 different works on display, seamlessly fuses the imaginative art of Ronald Searle with the colorful poetry of Robert L. Forbes. Guests will enjoy the innovation and wonders of this fun collaboration utilizing color, detail and spirited drawings. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The Mary Alice Fortin Children's Art Gallery, The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. 561-655-7226 or fourarts.org.  Free.

 

“Wonders of the Everglades” Exhibit

Through June 28; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; closed for lunch noon to 1 p.m. Plantation Historical Museum, 511 North Fig Tree Lane. 954-797-2722. Group tours are available. Free.

 

Yoga in the Park

Saturdays. Enjoy this body/mind/spirit approach to hatha yoga. For all skill levels. 10 a.m. at Secret Woods Nature Center, 2701 W. State Road 84, Dania Beach. 954-357-8884 lynetteculp@bellsouth.net. $10.


BMX Bike Night

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. BMX bikers of all ages are welcome with a waiver signed by parent for all riders younger than 18. 7:45-9:45 p.m. at Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. 954-357-5160. Members, $4; Nonmembers, $8.

 

Food Trucks at Arts Park

Mondays. Bring blankets and chairs and choose from more than 20 food trucks. 5:30-10 p.m. at Arts Park at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. and U.S. 1, Hollywood. 954-921-3500 or miamifoodtrucks.com. Free admission.

 

Russell Life Skills Reading Program

Mondays through Thursdays. A program to help youth 6-17 improve their readings skills. Registration is required. 4-6 p.m. at Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale. 954-791-1037. Free.

 

Young Sisters & Brothers Teen Program

Mondays and Wednesdays. Get homework help, play fun and interactive games, participate in character building activities and more. 6-7 p.m at Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW Ninth Court, Pompano Beach. 954-968-3820. Free.

 

Youth Shooting Program

Mondays. Learn shotgun safety, trap shooting and competitive shooting. It is preferred that you bring your own shotguns. 6-8:30 p.m. at Markham Park Target Range, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. 954-771-5911 or 754-264-9584. $16.

 

Teen Activities

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 2-4 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines. 954-538-9956, ext. 242. Free.

 

Teen Time

Tuesdays. Enjoy game room time, field trips and volunteer opportunities. Registration required. 6-8 p.m. at Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale. 954-791-1037. Free.

 

Teen Time

Tuesdays. Enjoy game room time, field trips and volunteer opportunities. Registration required. 6-8 p.m. at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 NW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-327-3888. Free.

 

Arts and Crafts

Wednesdays. Come enjoy arts and crafts. Registration is required. 6-7:30 p.m. at Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale. 954-791-1037. Free.

 

Cypress Creek Food Truck Round-up

Wednesdays. Grab dinner and dessert from one of five or more food trucks that come out each week. 5-9:30 p.m. at Lockhart Stadium, 5201 NW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-821-8186 or bctacos@yahoo.com. Free.

 

Book Club in a Bag

Thursdays. Book lovers will receive tools to start their very own book club including 10 copies of a title and a bag. 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston. 954-357-5304. Free.

 

Dazzling Delevoe Teen Social Club

Thursdays. Enjoy game room time, field trips and volunteer opportunities. Registration required. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park. 2520 NW Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-791-1036. Free.

 

Funtastic Friday

Fridays. This event will feature face painting, games, and bounce houses. At 8 p.m., families can enjoy a movie in the Amphitheater. 5-8 p.m. ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood.  954-921-3500 or visithollywoodfl.org. Free.

 

Anime Cartoon Club

Saturdays. Screen and discuss the latest and greatest in the world of cartoons, anime and manga. 4-5:45 p.m. at Tyrone Bryant Branch Library, 2230 NW 21st Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-497-1675. Free.

 

Cartoon Comic Book Club

Saturdays. Come play computer games that feature comic book characters. 3-5 p.m. at Riverland Branch Library, 2710 W. Davie Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-7419. Free.

 

Circle of Friends

Saturdays. An club for teens and adults with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs, with activities including art, dance, music, arts and crafts and theater. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Schacknow Museum of Fine Arts, 7080 NW Fourth St., Plantation. 305-469-6009. Free.